Mechanical engineering & materials

    Rover V8 - The Story of the Engine

    By James Taylor

    Hardback Save £9.54 = £20.46

    This book tells the full story of the Rover V8 engine, its origins as a General Motors design in the 1950s and its development by Rover and subsequently Land Rover between 1967 and 2004. It focuses on production versions of the engine and includes information supplied by those who worked...

    Odyssey in Steam

    By David C. Bell

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    It is a unique look at the railways during the age of steam featuring many of the engines currently at The National Railway Museum in York including the Rocket; the Flying Scotsman; the Evening Star; the Duke of Gloucester and the Mallard.

    Reassembler

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    From the humble garden lawnmower to the ear-splitting electric guitar, James May returns with a typically wacky account of what makes these great machines work, one piece at a time. As well as learning the history of the objects, we get a history of the component parts. James explains what...

    Probabilistic Mechanics of Quasibrittle Structures

    By Jia-Liang Le

    Hardback Save £14.59 = £95.41

    This book presents an experimentally validated probabilistic strength theory of structures made of concrete, composites, ceramics and other quasibrittle materials.

    Tribology

    By Philip Shipway

    Paperback £81.62

    Tribology: Friction and Wear of Engineering Materials, Second Edition covers the fundamentals of tribology and the tribological response of all classes of materials, including metals, ceramics, and polymers. This fully updated and expanded book maintains its core emphasis on friction and wear of materials, but now also has a strengthened...

    Cosworth- The Search for Power

    By Graham Robson

    Hardback £35.46

    This book covers the entire history, life and times of the famous British high-performance engineering company, from its 1958 foundation by Mike Costin and Keith Duckworth, through its often-exciting and always fascinating evolution, to its expansion and worldwide success in both motorsport and high-performance road car production.

    Lubricants and Lubrication, 2 Volume Set

    Hardback £257.46

    Praise for the previous edition: Contains something for everyone involved in lubricant technology Chemistry & Industry This completely revised third edition incorporates the latest data available and reflects the knowledge of one of the largest companies active in the business.

    Steel Design

    By William Segui

    Hardback Save £3.34 = £54.65

    Learn the fundamentals of structural steel design with STEEL DESIGN's unique emphasis on the design of members and their connections. With this best-selling book, you can learn LRFD Load and Resistance Factor Design or ASD Allowable Stress Design, depending on how your course is taught. You will master the application...

    Japanese Aero-Engines 1910-1945

    By Peter Starkings

    Hardback Save £9.54 = £20.46

    Mechanics and Reliability of Films, Multilayers and Coatings

    By Matthew R. Begley

    Hardback £70.05

    A comprehensive treatment of the mechanics of multilayers and its implications for reliability, with easy-to-use software to compute key results.

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